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2011 Annual Report

2011 Annaul Report CoverIn the tenth annual report of the Standards in Public Office Commission, the Chairman of the Commission, Mr Justice M. P. Smith noted that in a Eurobarometer poll (76.1) conducted in September 2011, 86% of Irish people surveyed agreed with the statement that corruption is a major problem in this country.

He stated that if our trust in public institutions is to be restored and our international reputation improved, then progress in reforming our anti-corruption legislation, including our ethics and electoral legislation, is absolutely essential.

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